I'm not a scientist, nor do I play one on the Interweb Tubes, but I still can't believe it would be that big of a deal to put a pair of wipers on the solar panels of the rovers we send to Mars.
It seems like this story happens a bit
|The deck of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit is so dusty that the rover almost blends into the dusty background. |
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornel
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Any of you mad rocket scientists out there care to explain why a small set of wipers wouldn't work here?